Patents by Inventor Nariaki AMANO

Nariaki AMANO has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220383352
    Abstract: A first paint color is acquired as a color of a paint of a first vehicle. A second paint color is acquired as a color of a paint including a peelable layer and to be applied over at least a part of the paint in the first paint color. A current or future valuation price of the first vehicle is acquired based on the first paint color or the second paint color.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuta TONE, Yukinori II, Tadayuki TANAKA, Naoki ISHIZUKA, Yuichiro YANO, Nariaki AMANO, Yusuke MAEDA, Kei YAZAKI, Yu HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20220383387
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus obtains first information about first prescribed equipment. The first prescribed equipment is equipment that is not currently installed on a vehicle owned by a user, but has been considered by the user to be installed on the vehicle in the past. Then, the information processing apparatus determines the first prescribed equipment as equipment that is proposed to the user to be newly installed on the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuta Tone, Yukinori II, Tadayuki Tanaka, Naoki Ishizuka, Yuichiro Yano, Nariaki Amano, Yusuke Maeda, Kei Yazaki, Yu Hamada
  • Publication number: 20220383388
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus obtains information about prescribed equipment. The prescribed equipment is equipment that corresponds to a vehicle owned by a user, and is specified by a manufacturer of the vehicle as equipment that can be selected by the user. Then, the information processing apparatus proposes to the user that the prescribed equipment be newly installed on the vehicle, at a predetermined proposal timing set based on a legally defined inspection timing of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuta Tone, Yukinori II, Tadayuki Tanaka, Naoki Ishizuka, Yuichiro Yano, Nariaki Amano, Yusuke Maeda, Kei Yazaki, Yu Hamada
  • Publication number: 20220374788
    Abstract: A controller is provided which is configured to perform receiving, from a terminal of a user, a request for moving a component included in a first vehicle to a second vehicle, and generating, upon receipt of the request from the terminal of the user, information for reserving a predetermined facility in which the component is moved from the first vehicle to the second vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuta TONE, Yukinori Il, Tadayuki TANAKA, Naoki ISHIZUKA, Yuichiro YANO, Nariaki AMANO, Yusuke MAEDA, Kei YAZAKI, Yu HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20220374789
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit that acquires a request from a first user to move a component included in a first vehicle from the first vehicle and determines, in response to a request from a second user to move the component to a second vehicle, a possible reservation time of a predetermined facility at which the component is to be moved based on the request from the first vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuta Tone, Yukinori Ii, Tadayuki Tanaka, Naoki Ishizuka, Yuichiro Yano, Nariaki Amano, Yusuke Maeda, Kei Yazaki, Yu Hamada
  • Publication number: 20220365767
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a processor that: receives, from a user terminal, a request for first update regarding a first vehicle, notifies the user terminal that the first update is to be performed at a shop, when the first update is update of hardware, and notifies the user terminal that the first update is to be performed through wireless communication, when the first update is update of software.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuta TONE, Yukinori II, Tadayuki TANAKA, Naoki ISHIZUKA, Yuichiro YANO, Nariaki AMANO, Yusuke MAEDA, Kei YAZAKI, Yu HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20220366467
    Abstract: A controller of the information processing apparatus calculates a sale price of a second component selected to be sold by a user of a vehicle, based on information indicating a value of the second component, and subtracts the sale price of the second component from a cost of installing a first component. The second component is either a component bound to be removed from the vehicle when installing the first component in the vehicle other than a component to be replaced with the first component, or a component bound to be removed from the vehicle when the first component is installed in the vehicle in a case where there is no component to be replaced with the first component in the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuta TONE, Yukinori II, Tadayuki TANAKA, Naoki ISHIZUKA, Yuichiro YANO, Nariaki AMANO, Yusuke MAEDA, Kei YAZAKI, Yu HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20220224764
    Abstract: The technology notification system includes a server which stores new technology data related to a new technology whose technical effect has been confirmed by racing a racing vehicle incorporated with the new technology in a motor racing event, and a distribution device which distributes technology notification information related to the new technology data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2022
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuta TONE, Naoki ISHIZUKA, Yuichiro YANO, Tadayuki TANAKA, Kei YAZAKI, Yukinori II, Yusuke MAEDA, Nariaki AMANO, Kentaro INO
  • Patent number: 11385065
    Abstract: A route retrieval apparatus includes a route retrieval unit configured to perform route retrieval from a departure place to a destination, the route retrieval retrieving a route using one or two or more pieces of moving means among a plurality of pieces of moving means including sharing type moving means in which a vehicle with a relatively small riding capacity is used by unspecified people, and perform the route retrieval from the departure place to the destination, the route retrieval retrieving a route including usage of the sharing type moving means, such that the usage of the sharing type moving means is restricted to at least one of usage from the departure place or a periphery of the departure place and usage for reaching the destination or a periphery of the destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Majima, Nariaki Amano, Yukiya Yamane, Kazuki Kato
  • Patent number: 11161427
    Abstract: In a management server, a first acquirer acquires contract information regarding electricity supply between an electricity supplier and a manager of the installation place of an electric outlet supplied with electricity from the electricity supplier. A second acquirer acquires charge result information of a user's vehicle charged up with electricity supplied through the electric outlet. A deriver derives an amount of payment to the manager based on the contract information acquired at the first acquirer and the charge result information acquired at the second acquirer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nariaki Amano, Naoki Yamamuro, Masato Endo, Yukiya Yamane
  • Publication number: 20200132499
    Abstract: An information providing apparatus is configured to perform communication with a user terminal or installed in the user terminal and includes one or more processors configured to perform a route search for a route from a departure point to a destination using one or more types of transportation from among a plurality of types of transportation; display on a display unit of the user terminal one or more route candidates obtained from the route search; and, in a manner of associating with a route candidate obtained from the route search and displayed on the display unit using two or more types of transportation from among the plurality of types of transpiration, display on the display unit a name of a type of transportation from among the two or more types of transportation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi MAJIMA, Nariaki AMANO, Yukiya YAMANE, Kazuki KATO
  • Publication number: 20200132494
    Abstract: On a basis of history information of route search results using particular types of transportation, a first type of rates of the particular types of transportation being used in route candidates of each of route search results and a second type of rates of the particular types of transportation being used in route candidates each selected by a user from among the route candidates provided in each of the route search results are calculated on a per-type of transportation basis and on a per-combination of departure point area and destination area basis. Data is generated, on the per-combination of departure point area and destination area basis, where the departure point areas and the destination areas are associated with, on the per-type of transportation basis, the at least one type of rates from among the first type of rates and the second type of rates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi MAJIMA, Nariaki AMANO, Yukiya YAMANE, Kazuki KATO
  • Publication number: 20200132480
    Abstract: A route retrieval apparatus includes a route retrieval unit configured to perform route retrieval from a departure place to a destination, the route retrieval retrieving a route using one or two or more pieces of moving means among a plurality of pieces of moving means including sharing type moving means in which a vehicle with a relatively small riding capacity is used by unspecified people, and perform the route retrieval from the departure place to the destination, the route retrieval retrieving a route including usage of the sharing type moving means, such that the usage of the sharing type moving means is restricted to at least one of usage from the departure place or a periphery of the departure place and usage for reaching the destination or a periphery of the destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi MAJIMA, Nariaki AMANO, Yukiya YAMANE, Kazuki KATO
  • Publication number: 20200132481
    Abstract: An information providing device includes: a route search unit configured to search a route from a departure place to a destination place, the route using one or more of a plurality of movement means; and a display control unit configured to cause a display unit of a user terminal to display a route search result by the route search unit, in accordance with a display specification, the route search result including one or a plurality of route candidates, wherein a first display specification includes at least one of information of whether to display a particular route candidate and a display order of the particular route candidate in the plurality of route candidates, the first display specification is determined based on a unique condition that is specified for particular movement means, and the particular route candidate is a route candidate that uses the particular movement means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi MAJIMA, Nariaki AMANO, Yukiya YAMANE, Kazuki KATO
  • Publication number: 20200134765
    Abstract: An information processing device is configured to communicate with a portable terminal of a user or mounted on the portable terminal. The information processing device includes a processor configured to cause a display device included in the portable terminal to display ticket information in response to a handling by the user, the ticket information corresponding to a ticket for transportation, wherein: an operation plan of the transportation is previously specified, the operation plan of the transportation including an operation route and an operation time of the transportation; the ticket expires while the transportation is operating; and the processor is configured to permit the display device to display the ticket information until a predetermined time elapses after the ticket expires, and prohibit the display device from displaying the ticket information after the predetermined time has elapsed since the ticket expires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi MAJIMA, Nariaki AMANO, Yukiya YAMANE, Kazuki KATO
  • Publication number: 20190351782
    Abstract: In a management server, a first acquirer acquires contract information regarding electricity supply between an electricity supplier and a manager of the installation place of an electric outlet supplied with electricity from the electricity supplier. A second acquirer acquires charge result information of a user's vehicle charged up with electricity supplied through the electric outlet. A deriver derives an amount of payment to the manager based on the contract information acquired at the first acquirer and the charge result information acquired at the second acquirer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nariaki AMANO, Naoki YAMAMURO, Masato ENDO, Yukiya YAMANE
  • Publication number: 20190355072
    Abstract: In a management server, a billing processing unit performs billing processing of a certain amount of fee for a user at certain timing. An acquirer acquires charge result information of a vehicle of the user charged up with electricity supplied through an electric outlet. A deriver derives an amount of payment to a manager of the installation place of the electric outlet based on the charge result information acquired at the acquirer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nariaki AMANO, Naoki YAMAMURO, Masato ENDO, Yukiya YAMANE
  • Publication number: 20190355071
    Abstract: In a management server, a first acquirer acquires a use condition for each of multiple electric outlets. An identification unit identifies an electric outlet through which electricity is supplied to a vehicle of a user. A second acquirer acquires charge result information of the vehicle charged up with electricity supplied through the identified electric outlet. A deriver derives at least one of an amount of payment to a manager of the installation place of the identified electric outlet and an amount charged to the user, based on the use condition for the identified electric outlet acquired at the first acquirer and the charge result information acquired at the second acquirer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nariaki AMANO, Naoki YAMAMURO, Masato ENDO, Yukiya YAMANE